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Mitsubishi Research Institute

Submissions open: 
Monday, December 2, 2019
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 23:59

Host Organization:

Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.


Organization profile:  

Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) assists our clients in developing comprehensive solutions to meet their diverse needs by integrating our think-tank functions and consulting/IT solution services. Facilitating partnerships with our clients, we contribute to the sustainable development of business and local communities, and ultimately to the entire society for brighter future.



Internship Department:

We offer a wide variety of research fields as follows:

  • Regional Revitalization - Regional development strategy, Industry strategy, Renewable energy
  • Next-Generation Infrastructure - Smart infrastructure (smart mobility etc.), Infrastructure management and operation
  • Healthcare and Wellness - Healthcare & wellness industry (includes sports, employment), Healthcare data strategy
  • Environment and Energy - Sustainability strategy, Low-Carbon solutions, Environmental business, Smart energy, Energy systems strategy, Power industry business development
  • Science and Safety - Frontier (space, ocean etc.) strategy, Societal risk (disasters, climate change etc.), Risk management, Innovation, Policy of higher education, Policy of science and technology
  • Social ICT, ICT Innovation - ICT for government and local government, ICT for private company, ICT and media strategy, Cybersecurity
  • Management Consulting - Management strategy, Business strategy, Organizational and functional strategy
  • Financial Innovation - Financial technology, strategy, engineering
  • Policy and Macroeconomics - Macroeconomics, Country Analysis
  • Platinum Society - Social security, Aging society building
  • Open Innovation - Platform for open innovation
  • Advanced Technology - Research on AI.

Work description:

To be determined through future consultations with the interns. We have a wide variety of research fields as indicated above. When preparing a resume, could you please write down a field you are interested in.

This is a research-oriented internship including bibliographic survey, case research, document preparation, etc. Research experience is desirable. 



Internship  Dates:

Five days a week, June 15 to July 17. Due to the Olympics, MRI is offering a 5-week internship this coming summer. MRI will provide housing. Interns will receive a prorated stipend from the Program. 
Work hours: 9:00 a.m. -5:15 p.m.

Work Attire:

Casual formal

Local language:


Local language level needed:

Basic reading, writing, and speaking (one-year level at Stanford)

City or Cities: 
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and coterms who are undergraduates in all majors, including undeclared. Coterm students must still have undergraduate status. MA students in the Center for East Asian Studies are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be current Stanford students during the internship period. Seniors must postpone graduation paperwork until the internship ends, but may participate in commencement. For summer graduation requirements, including details regarding enrollment requirements and information about participation in the June commencement ceremonies, students should contact their major department's student services office and Registrar's Office for graduation quarter petition.
  • Preferably, before beginning their internships, selected candidates should have taken at least one course regarding the internship region. The course can be taken in the spring quarter. 

For more internship positions provided by the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, please see our internship listing
Each applicant can apply for a maximum of two program-arranged positions. If you apply more than two positions, we will only accept the first two applications based on the time of your submission. 

For more information, please see Eligibility and Stipend.

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Stanford Global Studies Internship Program